Jharkhand: Minority Minister said – the age of marriage of girls should be changed to 16 years instead of 21 years

News Desk, Amar Ujala, Ranchi

Published by: Mukesh Kumar Jha
Updated Sat, 18 Dec 2021 11:15 AM IST

Summary

Some say that instead of increasing the age of girls for marriage, events are needed, then some say that if the age of marriage of girls is increased, then they will do vaingas.

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There is a lot of rhetoric about increasing the age of marriage of girls and also its opposition. Some say that instead of increasing the age of girls for marriage, events are needed, then some say that if the age of marriage of girls is increased, then they will do vaingas. Yes, after the controversial statement of SP MP Dr Shafiqur Rahman Burke, now Jharkhand Minority Welfare Minister Hafizul Hasan has said that the government should reduce the marriage age for girls instead of increasing it.

The age of girls should be reduced to 16 years, if not then let it remain 18 years. BJP has strongly opposed this statement of the minister. Party’s chief whip in the assembly and Bokaro MLA Viranchi Narayan said that a minister should not make such a statement. He is also a senior leader of the party. It is worth noting that in the past, Sambhal MP of Samajwadi Party (SP) Dr Shafiqur Rahman Burke had opposed the increase in the age of marriage of girls from 18 to 21. The MP had said that if the age of marriage of the girls is increased, then she will do avaaragi.

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There is a lot of rhetoric about increasing the age of marriage of girls and also its opposition. Some say that instead of increasing the age of girls for marriage, events are needed, then some say that if the age of marriage of girls is increased, then they will do vaingas. Yes, after the controversial statement of SP MP Dr Shafiqur Rahman Burke, now Jharkhand Minority Welfare Minister Hafizul Hasan has said that the government should reduce the marriage age for girls instead of increasing it.

The age of girls should be reduced to 16 years, if not then let it remain 18 years. BJP has strongly opposed this statement of the minister. Party’s chief whip in the assembly and Bokaro MLA Viranchi Narayan said that a minister should not make such a statement. He is also a senior leader of the party. It is worth noting that in the past, Sambhal MP of Samajwadi Party (SP) Dr Shafiqur Rahman Burke had opposed the increase in the age of marriage of girls from 18 to 21. The MP had said that if the age of marriage of the girls is increased, then she will do avaaragi.

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